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Synonyms for specialˈspɛʃ əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. special(noun)

    a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising

    Antonyms:
    general, nonspecific, unspecialized, unspecialised, scheduled, common, secondary, ordinary

  2. special(noun)

    a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant

    Antonyms:
    common, secondary, nonspecific, general, ordinary, scheduled, unspecialised, unspecialized

  3. special(adj)

    a television production that features a particular person or work or topic

    Antonyms:
    ordinary, scheduled, unspecialized, nonspecific, secondary, common, general, unspecialised

  4. particular(a), peculiar(a), special(a)(adj)

    unique or specific to a person or thing or category

    Antonyms:
    ordinary, unspecialised, unspecialized, common, general, secondary, nonspecific, scheduled

  5. special(adj)

    for a special service or occasion

    Synonyms:
    especial(a), limited, particular(a), peculiar(a), particular, special(a), exceptional, extra

    Antonyms:
    unspecialised, common, general, scheduled, nonspecific, unspecialized, secondary, ordinary

  6. especial(a), exceptional, particular(a), special(adj)

    surpassing what is common or usual or expected

    Antonyms:
    scheduled, unspecialised, nonspecific, general, common, ordinary, unspecialized, secondary

  7. special(adj)

    adapted to or reserved for a particular purpose

    Synonyms:
    especial(a), limited, particular(a), peculiar(a), particular, special(a), exceptional, extra

    Antonyms:
    nonspecific, general, scheduled, unspecialised, ordinary, unspecialized, common, secondary

  8. limited, special(adj)

    having a specific function or scope

    Synonyms:
    especial(a), limited, modified, particular(a), peculiar(a), circumscribed, particular, special(a), exceptional, special, extra

    Antonyms:
    general, ordinary, secondary, nonspecific, common, scheduled, unspecialised, unspecialized

  9. particular, special(adj)

    first and most important

    Synonyms:
    especial(a), finical, picky, particular(a), peculiar(a), limited, fussy, finicky, particular, special(a), exceptional, special, extra

    Antonyms:
    scheduled, general, nonspecific, unspecialised, unspecialized, ordinary, secondary, common

  10. extra, special(adj)

    added to a regular schedule

    Synonyms:
    superfluous, surplus, special(a), peculiar(a), excess, spare, extra, supererogatory, redundant, supernumerary, limited, particular, additional, special, especial(a), particular(a), exceptional

    Antonyms:
    ordinary, nonspecific, unspecialized, common, general, secondary, scheduled, unspecialised

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. special(a.)

    Synonyms:
    particular, peculiar, specific, especial

  2. special(a.)

    Synonyms:
    extraordinary, uncommon


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